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authorDiego Calleja <diegocg@gmail.com>2006-09-30 23:27:49 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2006-10-01 00:39:22 -0700
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[PATCH] HOWTO: mention bughunting
Signed-off-by: Diego Calleja <diegocg@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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problem.
+Managing bug reports
+--------------------
+
+One of the best ways to put into practice your hacking skills is by fixing
+bugs reported by other people. Not only you will help to make the kernel
+more stable, you'll learn to fix real world problems and you will improve
+your skills, and other developers will be aware of your presence. Fixing
+bugs is one of the best ways to earn merit amongst the developers, because
+not many people like wasting time fixing other people's bugs.
+
+To work in the already reported bug reports, go to http://bugzilla.kernel.org.
+If you want to be advised of the future bug reports, you can subscribe to the
+bugme-new mailing list (only new bug reports are mailed here) or to the
+bugme-janitor mailing list (every change in the bugzilla is mailed here)
+
+ http://lists.osdl.org/mailman/listinfo/bugme-new
+ http://lists.osdl.org/mailman/listinfo/bugme-janitors
+
+
+
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